Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Trent Richardson was drafted with the third overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft and is expected to be one of the biggest sports stars northeast Ohio has witnessed since LeBron James headed for South Beach two years ago. Those expectations may have slightly diminished after an offseason knee surgery slowed Richardson down and forced him to miss every preseason game Cleveland competed in in August.However, Richardson returned to practice for the Browns on Monday afternoon and Cleveland again has renewed hope that the former Alabama Heisman hopeful can bring some of that magic to the shores of Lake Erie.According to head coach Pat Shurmur (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer), "Trent, as you know, was out here today. He looked good. I knew he'd be out here today and he did a good job."Richardson's status for the Browns season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday still remains cloudy to say the least. In regards to Richardson's availability, Shurmur said ...
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